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NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA As part of the Biden administration’s efforts to provide free access to COVID-19 shots, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Monday it will pay administration fees to healthcare providers who vaccinate patients enrolled in health plans that don’t cover the fees or that require patient cost sharing. Providers […]

BY ZEKE MILLER AND LAURAN NEERGAARD ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots. In a joint statement Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said they were […]

BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Florida residents 40 and up can now get the COVID-19 vaccine. On Monday, April 5, the state will open the age to all adults. The announcement was made by Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday. “We have made great progress, and I look forward to continuing to work hard to make sure […]

Florida has started offering COVID-19 vaccines to residents 50 and older. Governor Ron DeSantis announced on Friday that the age would be lowered from 60 to 50. DeSantis’ announcement came after some officials said they planned to lower the age threshold to 50. Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings planned to lower the age to 40. […]

One reason for our relentless “culture wars” and anxieties about “cancel culture” might be our misguided sense of what culture is — and how easily we can change it. We used to frame everything in terms of “nature versus nurture.” Either something was hard-wired and biological — such as intelligence or athletic ability — or […]

Older teachers and officers are now eligible for the vaccine in Florida. ASSOCIATED PRESS TALLAHASSEE — Coronavirus vaccine eligibility is expanding to older teachers and first responders and becoming more available for younger people considered vulnerable to COVID-19 under an executive order signed Monday by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Teachers, school employees, firefighters and law […]

ASSOCIATED PRESS TALLAHASSEE — Coronavirus vaccine eligibility is expanding to older teachers and first responders and becoming more available for younger people considered vulnerable to COVID-19 under an executive order signed Monday by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Teachers, school employees, firefighters and law enforcement officers who are 50 and older will be able to get […]